The online form asks for ISBN / ISSN and OCLC numbers, which you can find in the massive online bibliography WorldCat
The major index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With indexing for 1,800 journals from as far back as 1895. Many links to the full text in journals.
JSTOR (Multi-disciplinary database)
Fulltext archive to hundreds of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines from a journal's first volume until 3 – 6 years ago (date varies per publisher embargo). DOES NOT INCLUDE recent issues/volumes, but may link to recent fulltext article in another database. Select categories of journals to search: American Studies; Criminology and Criminal Justice; History; Law; Political Science, Public Policy. Or check individual titles.
Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600. Select peer-reviewed PDF/HTM journals. Many cited references link to full text in other databases.
Index to over 8,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, many with links to full text. Enables tracking authors cited in the research literature.
Beginning your research
Encyclopedias are excellent reference sources to consult as you begin your research papers. They provide an overview, give background, major events and people, and a brief list of sources to help you get started. .
Encyclopedias can be general,
like Encyclopedia Britannica,
Search the UF catalog for subject encyclopedias with a keyword search:
[your topic] and the word "encyclopedia."
Examples: encyclopedia and "civil war;" encyclopedia and women; encyclopedia and religion